4th of July in Las Vegas is a day / week to celebrate. Marking the United States Independence Day, this day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, and concerts.
Las Vegas loves celebration and the 4th of July is no exception. The party starts early in Vegas with hotel bars, casinos and pool parties are all decked out in patriotic decorations and many resorts compete to host the largest 4th of July fireworks show.
With upcoming 4th of July 2021 falling on a Sunday, expect the partying to start on Friday, July 2nd, with most of the parties, fireworks display and festivities taking place on Thursday, Friday Saturday and into Sunday.
I am hope you are planning ahead and getting your flight tickets early because things get pricey and sell out fast during this US holiday. If you haven't, no worries, it's not too late to find something if you search now.
There are still some tricks you can use to get decent prices, like using Las Vegas hotel discount promotion codes when booking your room.
4th of July 2021 falls on a Sunday. Expect the parties to start on Friday and last through the weekend.
The 2021 Las Vegas 4th of July marks the first time the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will present a firework show on the Fourth of July.
The Vegas Strip will be crowded all evening with thousands of tourists and local residents looking for a 4th of July holiday celebration.
July 4th is summer time in Las Vegas, so expect daily temperature to hit the 100 degrees mark. Dress accordingly and drink lots of water.
Every bar and restaurant will have drink specials and dining specials
If you plan on riding the buses, note that RTC Transit will operate Sunday schedule on Independence Day July 4
With that said, if Las Vegas is beckoning you this coming fourth of July, here are a few things to put on your to do list. You'll also find lots of resources and some money saving tips on this site while planning your independence day in Las Vegas.
The spectacular July 4th fireworks generally start shortly after sunset. Be advised, due to the popularity of the fireworks show, it is best to start out early in order to get the best viewing location.
The evening performance in Las Vegas will be choreographed to a colorful mix of both contemporary and traditional patriotic music, set to illuminate the sky in red, white and blue.
**Check the Vegas fireworks schedule below for more detail/ updates
Riding the RTC bus is the recommended way to visit most of the 4th of July Las Vegas fireworks locations.
To show the world that Vegas is back, Las Vegas will throw an epic Fourth of July fireworks celebration like you've never seen before. On July 4 at 11 p.m., Las Vegas will launch a themed, coordinated fireworks spectacular from the rooftops of
ARIA Resort & Casino
Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Resorts World Las Vegas
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod
Treasure Island Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
Vegas is Back! Independence Day Fireworks
Date / Time: July 4, 2021 at 11:00 p.m.
Place: Various locations on the Strip
The STRAT Hotel Casino and SkyPod's iconic, 1,149-foot-tower will light up Las Vegas Blvd this 4th of July with a fireworks display that will be visible throughout the Las Vegas Valley. The fireworks show will begin at 11 p.m.
Starting at dusk, The STRAT’s tower will be illuminated in red, white and blue as a patriotic salute. Special tower entry for an up-close experience to the fireworks will be priced at $40, beginning at 7 p.m.
The STRAT Hotel Casino and SkyPod July 4th Fireworks
Date / Time: July 4, 2021 at 11 p.m.
By Bus, take: Deuce
Free self-parking and valet are available at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
This year Station Casinos invites you to join in celebrating its 45th-anniversary with multiple fireworks spectaculars starting at Palace Station, the original Station Casino on Thursday, July 1 at 9 p.m.
Viewing location - While there are lots of viewing locations nearby, the Palace Station - Parking garage rooftop (south parking garage connected to casino entrance) gives you an awesome view.
Palace Station July 4th Fireworks
Date / Time: Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Place: Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
By Bus, take: Bus Route 119, & SX
This 4th of July, Plaza Hotel & Casino is going all out. As part of its Fourth of July tradition, the Plaza Hotel & Casino will celebrate the Fourth of July with downtown Las Vegas' only live fireworks show at 10 p.m. on three nights, July 2, 3 and 4, 2021. Staged from multiple locations on the Plaza's roofs and towers, the fireworks display will be visible for miles beyond.
Date / Time: July 2, 3 and 4, 2021 at 10 p.m.
Location: Plaza Hotel & Casino (Downtown)
Note: Fireworks show is open to all ages. You are encouraged to view the display from a nearby location where you can ensure social distancing.
By Bus, take: CX Centennial Express and Routes 106, 207, 208 and 214
This year Station Casinos Celebrates 45 Years as the Local Favorite with multiple fireworks spectaculars, set to go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson and Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Summerlin. The fireworks show last approximately 10-minutes.
Station Casinos Independence Day Celebration
Date / Time: Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Location: Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spas
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89052
By Bus, take: Routes 111 and 221
Station Casinos Independence Day Celebration
Date / Time: Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Location: Red Rock Casino Resort Spa
11011 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135
By Bus, take: Sahara Express and Route 206
Viewing location - While there will be no bad seat in the house, each property has carved out a public viewing area for their guests. Below are the resorts and the best viewing areas.
The public can experience the Summerlin fireworks show from the Red Rock Casino's South Parking Lot, located off Summerlin Centre Drive .
As part of the Mandalay Bay Summer Concert on the Beach Series, Mandalay Bay will light up the sky this 4th of July with a dazzling display of fireworks and a musical performance by Sublime With Rome with support acts Mystic Roots and Hirie. Guests will be treated to a spectacular view of fireworks above Mandalay Bay and the Las Vegas Strip while taking in a live show by Sublime With Rome.
Date / Time: Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. Confirmed
** Fireworks are scheduled to kick off following the performance at 10:30 p.m.
Where: Mandalay Bay Beach at Mandalay Bay Resort
Tickets: from $55
Although the fireworks can be seen anywhere close to Mandalay Bay, the best views will be from Mandalay Bay Beach.
By Bus, take: Deuce on the Strip, Route 119 (Simmons/Koval) or Monorail to MGM Grand Station
Celebrate our nation's birthday at the Star-Spangled Sky fireworks display at Lake Las Vegas. Enjoy an incredible Fireworks Show displayed over the lake at 9 pm, that can be easily viewed from the Village Lake Las Vegas and the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa while staying safe and ensuring social distancing.
Date: July 4, 2021 - (Summer Fireworks Series) Confirmed
Time: 9 pm at Lake Las Vegas Marina
The Summerlin Council Independence Day Patriotic Parade
Date / Time: Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 9 a.m.
Location: The Trails Village (Hillpointe & Hills Center Drive)
Address: 1910 Spring Gate Lane, Las Vegas, NV, 89134
By Bus, take: Route 210
The Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade features more than 70 entries including marching bands, American military heroes, eye-catching parade floats, giant inflatable balloons and children's favorite storybook and cartoon characters.
Celebrate Independence Day at Henderson's annual 4th of July celebration. The Star-Spangled Sky draws thousands of people to the city for a dazzling fireworks spectacle. This year four locations in Henderson will light up the sky with a spectacular fireworks display.
Henderson Fireworks locations:
M Resort Las Vegas | Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spas | Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Lake Las Vegas Marina | Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
Galleria at Sunset | Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.
**Watch from anywhere around the city.
To celebrate the birth of our nation, Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas will be throwing a huge celebration at its friendly neighbourhood water park, and will feature a spectacular fireworks display to end the evening.
Red, White & Wild Weekend at Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas
Date / Time: July 4, 2021 - (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM) Confirmed
Celebrate 4th of July at the annual Pahrump Independence Day celebrations at Petrack Park. Enjoy family-friendly activities, entertainment, food, arts & craft vendors and more! In the evening bring a blanket or a lawn chair and watch Pahrump's sky light up with one of Southern Nevadas longest fireworks show.
Pahrump 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Date / Time: July 4, 2021 - (Show starts at dusk) Confirmed
Location: Petrack Park (Highway 160 and Basin Ave.)
Boulder City 4th of July Damboree Celebration
Date / Time: Parade: Saturday, July 3, 2021
Other festivities and fireworks at Veteran’s Memorial Park Sunday, July 4, 2021 starting at 4:00 p.m
Parade Route: Nevada Way, 5th Street, Avenue B - 9am
July 4 Afternoon Events: Veterans Memorial Park
Fireworks: Veterans Memorial Park (9:00pm)
By Bus, take: Henderson and Downtown Express (HDX)
Las Vegas Helicopter Night Flight with Optional VIP Transportation
See the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding region during this nighttime helicopter flight. Soar over this famous stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard with an exclusive sightseeing tour of Sin City’s downtown skyline and beyond, including the Bellagio, the new Resorts World Las Vegas, and the Fremont Street Experience. Your flight covers approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) and includes a celebratory glass of sparkling wine.
Summer time is pool party time in Vegas. Expect most resorts to have some sort of pool party during this Independence day holiday in Las Vegas. Resort pools will be decked out in patriotic decorations as the hottest DJs spin and the coldest drinks pour throughout the fourth of July holiday. Here are some Party Hotspots to checkout this coming Las Vegas 4th of July
The Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis invites guests to take in some sun and party in style as they wait to enjoy an amazing view of the fireworks on the 4th. Enjoy a flower crown/Laurel bar and tattoo bar, as well as drink specials, games, prizes and much more.
In addition to the fireworks show on July 4th, Caesars Palace will celebrate 4th of July all weekend long. Stop by at Spanish Steps plaza for a laid back party vibe with lawn games like cornhole, beer pong, giant Jenga and drink specials. Guests can party at Spanish Steps with a live DJ, and a hot dog cart will be making the rounds. Date: July 2 - 4, 2021
Drai's Beach Club invite guests to soak up the sunshine with music by a live DJ at the dazzling, one-of-a-kind multi-level rooftop party with unparalleled views of the Las Vegas Strip. Date: July 2 - 4, 2021
Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas is the place to be on Sunday, July 4th as The Chainsmokers takes the stage at this the 55,000-square-foot tropical oasis. Date/Time: Sunday, July 4th @ 11:00am
For guests looking for a poolside party, Red, White and Taboo July 4th Weekend party at GO Pool Dayclub at Flamingo Las Vegas can't be missed. Date/Time:TBA
Independence Day Weekend Squalor - Partygoers 21 and older can enjoy the holiday weekend at VooDoo Beach. Expect amazing drink specials, fun photo ops, games, giveaways. Later in the evening enjoy one of the best rooftop views of the city during The Red, White, and Boom fireworks viewing party at VooDoo Nightclub and Lounge.
Make a splash at Influence, The POOL at The LINQ Hotel & Casino as you celebrate the 4th of July weekend. Enjoy drink specials as you lounge poolside while listening to DJ as you sip on your favorite cocktail.
If clubbing is your thing, Las Vegas on the 4th of July is the place to be. Expect an amazing DJ lineup, and Independence Day-inspired parties all over Las Vegas. Here is a list of the best places to party in Las Vegas on the 4th of July
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